WHAT IS THE SCHOOL OF WORSHIP?


A program for Church Musicians, Vocalists and Worship Leaders designed to help each individual grow and further develop their calling within worship ministry.  
The training consists of theoretical knowledge with practical application and Christian ministry experience in order to equip the student for work in a local church.

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Joel Barron

- DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL OF WORSHIP -

Joel received his Bachelors of Music Education from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS; USA in 2011 and his Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Studies from Lee University in Cleveland, TN; USA in 2018.  He has over 20 years years of Worship Leading Experience and over 10 years of experience with Choral Music.  He has traveled across the USA and the world leading worship and teaching workshops in music.

 Joel joined the ETS team in 2016 where he has been leading the music program and in 2018 launched the current school of worship at ETS.  He teaches the core music classes, applied lessons, counseling and mission courses as well as leads worship and oversees all aspects of the School of Worship.

Melanie Endecott

- DIRECTOR OF ETS CHOIR - 

Melanie began her studies in music and voice at the Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida; USA (1995-1997) and received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Vocal Performance from Lee University in Cleveland, TN; USA in 2001. She has over 15 years of experience in worship leading and vocal coaching. She currently serves as a worship leader and choir director with the IJG Langen Church COGOP in Frankfurt, Germany.

Melanie is new to the ETS team joining in 2020.  She currently serves as the director of the ETS Choir, teaches applied voice lessons and works with student worship leaders helping them to further grow in their abilities.

 

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"Amazed By Your Grace" is a declaration of the glory of God, revealed to us in challenging times.
 We hope it encourages others to seek Him and to believe that He is greater.  


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SCHOOL OF WORSHIP MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES

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ETS BAND

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ETS CHOIR

ETS Choir and ETS Band are ministries from our school of worship that travel across Germany and Europe sharing the Gospel through worship. Both groups are made up of students currently studying at the European Theological Seminary. Members of these ministry groups have the opportunity to choose the undergraduate program of their choice.

For ministry bookings contact:
joel.barron@ets-kniebis.de

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                 Church Profession in Worship Studies Diploma

                Overview

                First Year

                • Old Testament Survey
                • New Testament Survey
                • Hermeneutics
                • Pentecostalism
                • Intro to Christian Doctrines
                • Intro to Music Ministries
                • Christian Education
                • Church Planting and Growth
                • Intro to Missions
                • Intro to Psychology
                • Human Sexuality
                • Understanding Human Behaviour
                • Intro to Sociology
                • Intro to Christian Care
                • Library Research and Writing
                • Music/Worship Practicum
                • Spiritual Formation I
                • Music/Worship Internship

                Second Year 

                • Audio/Sound Technology
                • How to Develop a Worship Program in the Local Church
                • Philosophy of Worship
                • Music Theory I
                • Music Ministry Leadership
                • Applied Lesson
                • Choir/Band
                • Systematic Theology I
                • Systematic Theology II
                • Homiletics
                • Anthropology
                • Youth, Media and Worship
                • Counseling and Conflict Management
                • Music/Worship Practicum
                • Spiritual Formation II
                • Music/Worship Internship
                • Cross Cultural Experience   



                Third Year

                • Seminar in Songwriting 
                • Music Theory II
                • Conducting
                • Aspects of Leading Worship
                • Rehearsal Techniques for Ministry
                • Rehearsal Techniques Lab
                • Congregational Song
                • Choir/Band
                • Applied Lesson
                • Church History I
                • Church History II
                • Senior Paper/Project (Music Emphasis)
                • Ethics
                • Principles of Teaching
                • Church Administration
                • Music/Worship Practicum 
                • Spiritual Formation III
                • Music/Worship Internship 

                *Applied Lessons         6 Semesters

                *Ensemble                     6 Semesters


                *all music students are required each semester to be enrolled in an applied voice, piano or guitar lesson. 

                *all music students are required to be enrolled in an ensemble each semester. They can audition for ETS choir or ETS band. There is also the possibility of serving in both.


                Der am ETS erlangte Bachelor in Theologie (Äquivalent) ist durchECTE is attained after three years of full-time study. In Germany, a one-year professional subsequent Internship is required to qualify as a recognized qualification

                Das Grundlagen Zertifikat ist Voraussetzung für diesen Studiengang, so dass die dort erworbenen Kompetenzen auch auf den B.Th. gelten zuzüglich der im Folgenden aufgelisteten für den Schwerpunkt Musik: